The flight time from New York to Phoenix is 5 hours, 29 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves JFK New York, NY 1 minute early.
21 minutes taxiing out
4 hours, 55 minutes in the air
6 minutes taxiing in
Arrives PHX Phoenix, AZ 8 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Delta
83%
American
81%
JetBlue
76%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from New York to Phoenix is 5 hours, 29 minutes. The time spent in the air is 4 hours, 55 minutes.

The flight distance from New York to Phoenix is 2153 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Phoenix to New York
4 hours, 39 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Delta
5h 24m
JetBlue
5h 31m
American
5h 32m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM1h2h3h4h5h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.20.40.60.81.0

Flights Per Week

52

Distance

2153 Miles

Flights By Month ?

JFMAMJJASOND050100150200250

Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun02468

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

American
29
Delta
16
JetBlue
7

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is New York from Phoenix by plane?

The distance from New York to Phoenix by plane is 2153 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from New York to Phoenix?

The flight time from New York to Phoenix is 5 hours, 29 minutes. The time spent in the air is 4 hours, 55 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Delta being the fastest taking 5 hours, 24 minutes, and American the slowest taking 5 hours, 32 minutes.

What airlines fly from New York to Phoenix?

Delta, American, and JetBlue are the airlines with direct flights from New York to Phoenix.

Does Southwest fly from New York to Phoenix?

Southwest does not fly from New York (JFK) to Phoenix (PHX). Keep in mind that Southwest may fly to other nearby airports, as they will often fly into smaller airpors instead of larger ones. This is because the costs are often lower to fly into smaller airports, and they pass the savings on to you.

Tables and Explanations

Data Source

Our information is computed from the latest available data from the US Department of Transportation.

Average Timeline Timeline Chart

The average timeline contains the median time a flight spends in 3 stages. The first of these three stages is taxiing out which includes the time from the flight leaving the gate to taking off. The second stage is in the air, which includes the time spent from the flight leaving the ground to touching back down at the end of it's journey. The last stage is taxiing in, which is from when the flight touches down to the flight arriving at it's gate.

The average timeline also estimates on average of when the flight will leave and arrive relative to it's stated departure time.

Leaves New York 1 minute early
Taxi Out Time 21 minutes
In the Air 295 minutes
Taxiing In 6 minutes
Arrives Phoenix 8 minutes early

Flight Reliability Reliability Chart

The reliability of an airline measures how often the airline's flights on this route are cancelled or delayed more than 20 minutes. For example, from New York to Phoenix, American is 81% reliable, which means that American flights are on time 81% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Delta 83% 17% 0%
American 81% 17% 2%
JetBlue 76% 24% 0%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between New York and Phoenix, this is due to different operational factors on the ground, as well as scheduling of planes. Each airline's flight time is split into three stages which are described above in the "Average Timeline" section. There are also miscellaneous operational issues which are included in the below total but are not accounted for in one of the three stages.

Airline Taxiing Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxiing In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
Delta 25 289 6 324
JetBlue 23 295 6 331
American 20 298 7 332

Flights By Time of Day Flight Time By Day Chart

This one is pretty self explanatory, it represents the number of flights that leave the gate in a given hour of the day. The tricky thing here is that this is normally not a whole number since it is an average over 52 weeks. Partial numbers may indicate that a flight may be seasonal or may take off at different times due to different operational factors.

Time Count
6pm 0.87
10am 0.65
4pm 0.81
7pm 0.85
8am 0.88
1pm 0.98
8pm 0.55
9am 0.3
5pm 0.1
9pm 0.48
6am 0.95

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from New York to Phoenix that take off in a given month of the year. This number changes because some flights are seasonal, and almost all flights have uneven demand througout the year.

Month Count
January 212
February 200
March 257
April 234
May 241
June 254
July 241
August 228
September 210
October 222
November 213
December 225

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from New York to Phoenix that take off on a given day of the week. Some routes only have enough demand to sustain a few trips a week, while others have many flights a day. This number is also an average across the year, and hence may not be a whole number.

Day Count
Monday 7.54
Tuesday 6.98
Wednesday 7.58
Thursday 7.92
Friday 7.88
Saturday 6.96
Sunday 7.77

Flight per Airline (per Week) Flights By Airline Chart

How many times an airline flies this route in a week. Different factors play into how often a carrier chooses to fly a given route including it's need to connect disparate routes, and demand.

Airline Flights per Week
American 1
Delta 0
JetBlue 0

Flight Time By Time of Day Flight Time by Time of Day Chart

The total flight time varies by each hour of the day due to factors such as airport traffic. More flights leaving an airport may cause higher taxi in or taxi out times. See the description of the average timeline above for a deeper discussion of each of these times.

Time Taxi Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxi In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
6pm 25 292 6 325
10am 19 290 7 319
4pm 23 298 7 334
7pm 24 296 6 331
8am 25 289 5 322
1pm 20 298 6 328
8pm 26 285 6 325
9am 21 311 6 345
5pm 23 295 6 321
9pm 23 295 7 329
6am 19 299 10 337
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.